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This is the 3rd this has happened. The last 2 times I just didn't do anything about it because I was having OS problems anyway so I had to reformat. But now I have no problems with Windows, so how do I fix this? Here's the problem:

When I click anywhere on a webpage in firefox, the vertical line that blinks where you are supposed to type (like in a searchbox, microsoft word, etc) starts blinking where I clicked on the webpage. So if I need to scroll sideways I can't because it moves that blinking line instead of the page. Also I can't use arrow keys to scroll vertically or horizontally, because it just moves the blinking line through the text like it would on a Word document. How can I make it go away?

Do you understand my problem? I'm not really sure how to explain it.
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See if this helps:
http://beyondteck.blogspot.com/2006/...r-problem.html

The solution they recommend it to simply press F7 and turn off "Caret Browsing."

Hope it works.
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Thanks, it worked! But how did it turn on in the first place I never pressed F7 and never got that window that popped up telling me it was being turned on. But oh well, it's fixed now rep+
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Firefox problem? What is this a joke thread?

    
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Originally Posted by Boris4ka View Post
Thanks, it worked! But how did it turn on in the first place I never pressed F7 and never got that window that popped up telling me it was being turned on. But oh well, it's fixed now rep+
*shrug*

lol. Maybe someone else used your comp and did it? I dunno.

Quote:
Firefox problem? What is this a joke thread?

Hahaha.

It's so contradictory.
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*shrug*

lol. Maybe someone else used your comp and did it? I dunno.


Hahaha.

It's so contradictory.
No one is allowed to touch my comp. Even my parents ask me when they need to use it (they have their own computers anyways) Plus it's protected with a multitude of passwords.

And lol yea, this is the only problem with Firefox I've ever had. FF pwns.
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